Group Reporting Consolidation Manager

Signa Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United ("SSU") ist ein an der NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) notiertes Online-Sportfachhandelsunternehmen mit Sitz in Berlin. Wir besitzen Unternehmen und Marken in verschiedenen Sportarten, darunter Radsport, Tennis, Outdoor- und Mannschaftssportarten. Wir verkaufen Ausrüstung und Bekleidung über unsere 100 eigenen Online-Shops, arbeiten mit mehr als 500 unabhängigen stationären Geschäften sowie mit über 1.000 Sportmarken zusammen. Gemeinsam bedienen wir mehr als 7 Millionen Kunden auf der ganzen Welt.

The part you’ll play

In order to support our strong growth and to build a best-in-class Corporate Finance function, we are looking to hire an experienced and highly motivated Group Consolidation Reporting Manager reporting to the Group Head of Consolidation Reporting.

Together with the Group Head of Consolidation Reporting the Group Consolidation Manager is responsible to drive and maintain the consolidation process including month and quarterly closings. As part of this role, it will be required to document current processes and perform monthly SOX controls.

The ideal candidate is a professional that applies hers/ his knowledge in a pragmatical goal-orientated and driven manner in line with the SSU interests and its stakeholders.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing SSU Groups consolidated financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Supporting in the preparation of all group PCAOB audit requirements.
  • Responsible for providing accounts to major shareholder in IFRS
  • Primary contact person in regards to the consolidation system (IDL KONSIS) across the group. Administer, develop, and improve the accuracy of the consolidation system (IDL KONSIS), alongside training users on best practise use of the system.
  • Technical accounting support to local business units.
  • Ensure that all intercompany account differences are identified, eliminated, and cleared in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure compliance in accordance with IFRS and SOX
  • Overall supporting accounting close processes across all local business units to ensure high-quality accounting accuracy, and timely and meaningful reporting in accordance with IFRS.
  • Support on a variety of ad hoc reports as required by different stakeholders across the group.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related. Post-degree or certification in the field of finance & controlling is an advantage (CPA, ACCA or equivalent qualification).
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar role
  • Public (US Listed) company experience within a SOX environment advantageous.
  • In depth knowledge of IFRS reporting, consolidation reporting polices and accounting controls.
  • Familiarity with fast closing procedures is an advantage
  • Advanced competency in consolidation systems such as IDL.
  • Adequate communication, negotiation, and influencing skills with diverse, multi-functional stakeholders and work effectively across multiple jurisdictions interacting with all local finance teams, giving direction and guidance where necessary.
  • Ability to think and act independently within the scope of the key responsibilities and interests of the stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration abilities, and the ability to work well as a team
  • Time management and organisational skills.
  • Hands-on mentality and can-do attitude
  • Fluency in English, both orally and in writing. Good knowledge of German orally and in writing is considered an advantage.

What you need to know

Wir sind uns bewusst, dass vielfältige Teams die stärksten Teams bilden, und wir ermutigen Menschen mit allen Hintergründen, Perspektiven und Fähigkeiten, sich zu bewerben.

Wir bei SIGNA Sports United glauben, dass unser Teamgeist am hellsten brennt, wenn wir zusammen sind. Wir glauben aber auch an flexible Arbeitsmodelle und bieten daher einen Arbeitsplatz in einem unserer Büros in dem Land, in dem Sie beschäftigt sind. Darüber hinaus besteht selbstverständlich die Möglichkeit, bei Bedarf von zu Hause arbeiten.

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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